Here is a depiction of the damage caused by celiac disease to the wall of the small intestine of a sufferer… Not all gluten-free individuals have celiac disease but everyone with celiac disease is gluten intolerant…
Almost everybody in the United States, Europe and other Western culture countries has heard of “gluten-free.” But. many have no idea what gluten-free actually is or why it is so important. Because of that, you may be wondering exactly “What is gluten-free?”
I’d like to answer that question for you.
Exactly what is gluten-free?
Gluten-free is the term usually applied to a food or a beverage, cosmetics, medicines and other products which DOES NOT contain a substance called “gluten.”
Gluten is a substance found in all parts of wheat, barl…
This is a no crust-quiche, but, you could certainly bake it in a crust — if you want the carbs and the extra work — but it doesn’t need the crust to be delicious.
On the flip side, I know my husband really enjoys a Quiche baked in a light, fluffy crust… He thinks it’s an outstanding breakfast or luncheon treat.
And, he’s right!
It is outstanding…
… This quiche is actually a whole meal in one dish – protein, fiber and low-carb too! Plus, it has plenty of healthy, veggies in it… And, besides being gluten-free and low-carb, it’s also vegetarian.
And, don’t forget, it has antioxidants galore!!!
There are quite a few delicious recipes for gluten free deserts out there. But, this one is one of my all-time favorites. I don’t like some of the gluten free cupcakes I’ve tried but this recipe for gluten free chocolate cupcakes outshines any others that I’ve eaten!
A moist, rich chocolate flavor, accented with crunch inside from the 2 tablespoons of Cacao Nibs (13 g.) and pecans on top, make these paleo, gluten-free chocolate cupcakes a snack or dessert that’s hard to keep on hand.
In fact, they keep disappearing when my husband is around to the point that I now hide them to make them harder to find so he doesn’t eat them up before I pack my lunches for the week…
… And, he doesn’t usually like gluten free anything. So, I know these paleo cupcakes must be a real treat.